Bulgaria's European Parliament Elections - June 7, 2009
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The candidates of Bulgaria's ruling GERB party have won the last two mayor by-election runoffs Sunday.
Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party spent 4 times less on their Sofia Mayor election campaign compared to the main opponent - Coalition for Bulgaria.
The Political Council of the Bulgarian conservative RZS party had notified the Supreme Prosecutor's Office of Cassations about violations during the Sunday Mayor elections in Sofia.
The Bulgaria conservative party "Order, Law, Justice" (RZS) leader, Yane Yanev, has stated that 59 000 votes were manipulated in Sunday's Sofia Mayor elections.
A total of 259 848 votes were cast in Sunday's by-elections for a new Sofia Mayor, the Municipal Electoral Commission announced.
Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB won four out of six mayoral by-elections, which were held in the country on Sunday, official results show.
Bulgarian analyst Evgeniy Dainov has claimed that it was not apathy and a lack of trust in their politicians that led to low voter turnout at Sunday’s mayoral elections.
The new Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has stated that she realizes the responsibility she has taken on and hopes that Sofia’s citizens will be patient as “things do not happen by magic.
Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov has stated that he “believes in the instinct of the Bulgarian people for self-preservation” after seeing his ruling center-right GERB party dominate the partial local elections on Sunday.
Yordanka Fandakova, the newly-elected Mayor of the Bulgarian capital Sofia from the ruling party GERB, has received exactly 66,23% of the votes in Sunday’s Elections.
The Bulgarian conservative party RZS (“Order, Law, Justice”) is on the rise after Sunday’s elections for Sofia Mayor.
After their candidate Georgi Kadiev lost overwhelmingly to GERB's Yordanka Fandakova in the Sofia Mayor Elections Sunday, the leaders of the Bulgarian Socialist Party have declared that this was the start of GERB and Borisov's decline.
Georgi Kadiev of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, wished Sunday night best of luck to GERB's Fandakova who defeated him in the Sofia Mayor Elections.
Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has suggested that the capital could have gone without the elections for mayor, with the victory of the new mayor Yordanka Fandakova being that predictable.
Only 23,17% of the eligible voters cast their votes in the Sofia Mayor Elections on Sunday, in which the ruling party GERB’s candidate, Yordanka Fandakova, was elected.
Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has congratulated Socialist Party candidate for Sofia Mayor, Georgi Kadiev, for his courage during the election campaign.
Kostadin Shahov, nominated by the ruling center-right GERB party, has been elected mayor of the northwestern municipality of Vratsa in a vote marred by a low turnout.
Yordanka Fandakova, newly-elected Mayor of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, has declared she would be seeking the support of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in her work.
Georgi Kadiev, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) candidate for Mayor of Sofia, has given his views on the outcome of the election process.
» Yordanka Fandakova, GERB Party Candidate for Sofia Mayor
» Georgi Kadiev, Bulgarian Socialist Party Candidate for Sofia Mayor
» Pavel Popov, RZS Party Candidate for Sofia Mayor
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